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Lamentations 4:9

    Lamentations 4:9 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    They that be slain with the sword are better than they that be slain with hunger: for these pine away, stricken through for want of the fruits of the field.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    They that be slain with the sword are better than they that be slain with hunger: for these pine away, stricken through for want of the fruits of the field.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    They that are slain with the sword are better than they that are slain with hunger; For these pine away, stricken through, for want of the fruits of the field.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    Those who have been put to the sword are better off than those whose death is caused by need of food; for these come to death slowly, burned up like the fruit of the field.

    Webster's Revision

    They that are slain with the sword are better than they that are slain with hunger; For these pine away, stricken through, for want of the fruits of the field.

    World English Bible

    Those who are killed with the sword are better than those who are killed with hunger; For these pine away, stricken through, for want of the fruits of the field.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    They that be slain with the sword are better than they that be slain with hunger; for these pine away, stricken through, for want of the fruits of the field.